Dating ball ideal jars
-8.00 Aqua Atlas E-Z Seal 1/2 Pint, Lightning Seal, c.
1900-1925 Hazel Atlas Company (1902-1964) -20.00 Clear Presto Wide Mouth Canning Jar Quart, Bead or Ledge Closure -15.00 Presto Lid Clear Embossed Canning Jar Quart, Hazel Atlas Company (1902-1964) -15.00 Unmarked Clear Square Jars Pint, Decorative Embossing -12.00 each Zinc and Milk Glass Lids -3 each Enamelware Canning Jar Funnel -10.00 Home Storage of Vegetables and Fruits -6.00 Thanks so much for stopping by– If you enjoyed your visit, I hope you’ll subscribe and never miss a post.
The Ball brothers, Frank and Ed, developed a semi-automatic process for the manufacture of fruit jars, which greatly increased the number of jars on the market and led to Ball jars becoming synonymous with the term “fruit jars,” much like Kleenex is with “tissue.” Fruit jars were produced primarily in clear and “Ball blue” (aqua), but some amber, cobalt, and even milk glass examples can be found out there in the wild, and they are likely worth upwards of several hundred dollars.
Considering that its estimated worth is 0 today, it seems like they made a smart choice.
and as we read and study about history and antiques we also strive to be historians.
) One great example is the ultra-rare upside-down Ball Mason jar.
This glassware piece was only issued from 1900 to 1910. Some folks who enjoy hearing about happy mistakes might be tickled by the fact that an old Mason jar once considered an "error" is among these valuable items today.